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M&As in the Indian Banking Sector - Strategic and Financial Implications

The Indian Banking sector has seen quite a few Mergers and Acquisitions in the recent past. What have been the motives behind these? What are their benefits and drawbacks? How is the future direction of the M&A scene in India likely to be?

Predicting Stock Market Crashes

When sentiments rule the roost, can technical indicators come to the investors rescue? An in-depth analysis of the crashes in Indian markets over an eight year period beginning 2000 indicates maybe they can.

Branchless Banking by Corporation Bank - A Branding Perspective

Can branchless banking uplift the brand image of a traditional Indian nationalized bank? Did Corp bank get it right when they went for branchless banking? What should they do next?

Introduction of Government Securities Futures: An Indian Perspective

RBI has announced the introduction of Interest Rate Futures with the banks being allowed to take trading positions. After an unsuccessful launch in 2003, will the IRF market take off this time round?

The Indian Volatility Index - An effective hedging instrument?

Looking to understand the most effective hedging tools in the stock market? The Volatility Index has the potential to make a great one. Read on to understand its significance in the Indian context.

Mutual Fund Competition: Search for Sustainable Strategy

Mutual Funds (MFs) have risen as an attractive investment opportunity and investors increasingly rely on ratings to decide. Do these ratings really convey superior performance of funds?

Disclosure Level of Indian Banks: International Comparison and Impact on Shareholder Wealth

As the disclosure norms for banks become tighter owing to RBI's intervention and the Basel accord, do they have any significant impact on shareholder wealth?

Fuzzy Logic in Credit Rating

Indian banks have to assess the creditworthiness of their customers based on insufficient data. A Fuzzy Logic system for credit rating can come to rescue in such scenarios.

Insuring the Base of the Pyramid

Is Micro-insurance another fad, or a historic inflection point for the insurance industry?

Herding Behaviour of Mutual Fund Managers: Empirical Analysis on the Indian Market

This article aims to answer the question as to whether Indian mutual fund managers take investment decisions independently or follow each other, through a study on herding.


Mr. Sanjay Kalra, Former CEO, Tech Mahindra

Sourav Mukherji, Associate Professor, on Knowledge Management in Indian Software Firms

Dr. Catherine Nickerson, Associate Editor, Journal of Business Communication (Sage)

Dr.Trilochan Sastry, Professor, IIM Bangalore

Dr. Padmini Srinivasan, Assistant Professor, IIM Bangalore

Dr.R. Srinivasan, Associate Professor, IIM Bangalore

Dr. Vijaya Marisetty, Associate Professor, IIM Bangalore

Dr. Rajeev Gowda, Professor, IIM Bangalore
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